Senator Carl L. Marcellino (R-Syosset) announced today that he was appointed to a newly-created Senate Select Committee on Libraries. This 19-member bipartisan body was established on January 10th through passage of a Senate resolution.
Senator Carl Marcellino wants to know what you’re thinking and would like to invite you to attend one of his Community Forums.
"With the beginning of a new legislative session, this is a great time for Community Forums. Listening to your views enables me to better represent your needs. Please join me and let me know what you think about any topic concerning State government," said Senator Marcellino.
Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government OperationsChair: Senator Carl L. MarcellinoPublic Hearing: To examine executive compensation at not-for-profit organizationsreceiving State funding and the actions needed to prevent State tax dollarsfrom being wasted on excessive salariesPlace: Senate Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, Albany, New York Time: 11:00 A.M.Contact: Debbie Peck Kelleher (518) 455-2390Media Contact: Kathy Wilson (516) 922-1811ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY
Middle class tax cuts that will reduce tax rates for millions of hardworking taxpayers and the two-percent property tax cap highlight new state laws that will go into effect on January 1, 2012.
The recently enacted tax cuts will reduce tax rates on middle class taxpayers to their lowest levels in more than 50 years (Chapter 55, L.2011). About 4.4 million middle class taxpayers will receive a total of $690 million in personal income tax relief.
State Senator Carl Marcellino joined members of Service Unit #13 of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County, Junior Troop 3696 and Cadet Troop 3838 at their “Holiday Magic” event on Saturday 03 December, 2011 at the Huntington Elks Lodge on Main Street, to help prepare Christmas and Hanukkah packages for the Veterans at the Northport Veterans Hospital as well as the Family Service League of Huntington, at which gifts were wrapped, marked and sent on their way after the girls donated two ½ boxes of toys for the U.S. Marine Corps ‘Toys for Tots’ program in which the Huntington Elks are dedicated supporters.
Senator Carl L. Marcellino today held a Virtual Town Hall meeting to provide an opportunity for residents of the Fifth Senatorial District to interact with Senator Marcellino through a chat-room style format, and the response was incredible.
As a result of a landmark, bipartisan agreement between the Legislature and the Governor, 78.2 percent of all employers, will see a total elimination of the job killing MTA payroll and many others will receive a reduction.
The Business Council of New York State released its 2011 Voters’ Guide, which measures New York State legislators’ “commitment to improving the state’s economic climate and performance by scoring their support for key business legislation during the 2011 session.” Senator Marcellino received the Business Council’s highest score.
Senator Carl L. Marcellino is partnering with Assemblyman Jim Conte, the Suffolk County Police Department and the Huntington Fire Department to help residents safely dispose of their expired or unused medications.
As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations I convened a public hearing on September 22 to look at the strategies and policies that manage Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) storm preparation and restoration efforts.
Senator Carl L. Marcellino today attended the unveiling of the road sign in memory of Charles “Chuck” Varese on Route 25A in Centerport.
Chuck was killed when a driver using drugs plowed into him on Route 25A. That same strip of road was renamed in his honor, something family members hope will serve as a warning to others on the dangers of impaired driving.